On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1903

Famous Birthdays

  • RenĂ© Wellek, Czech-American writer (Concepts of Criticism), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1995)

Famous Deaths

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, British Prime Minister (Conservative: 1885-86, 1886-92 and 1895-1902), dies at 73

1903 Highlights

About August 22, 1903

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 118 years, 5 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo